It is consisted of two old settlements, which played a vital role
in the revolution of Christians the previous century. The settlements are surrounded
of streams and brooks, fruit-bearing and wild trees, offering visitors unique
short walks. The historical Monastery
of Panagia Kera "Kardiotissa" was the guarding entrance to the rich
valley of Lassithi in years
of Cretan Revolution.
This text (extract) is cited February 2004 from the Municipality
of Chersonissos tourist pamphlet.